Mother's ruin;Child File;Briefing;The week in Education

17th December 1999 at 00:00
THE LONDON School of Economics' centre for analysis of social exclusion found that working mothers earn 30 per cent less in Britain than childless women. In Germany, Sweden and Finland there was little difference between the two groups, while in Australia mothers earned more. Susan Harkness, co-author of the report, said the main problem in Britain was childcare.

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